History Quotes 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.

Napoleon Bonaparte History never looks like history when you are living through it. John W. Gardner History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. Winston Churchill Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. Herbert Hoover Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages. Barry Goldwater Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. H. G. Wells I came, I saw, I conquered. Julius Caesar I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate. Richard M. Nixon I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations. Elizabeth II I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free. Wendell Berry I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.

Calvin Coolidge I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French. Charles de Gaulle I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one. Oliver North I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally. John Foster Dulles I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him. Herbert Hoover If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference," you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes. Joseph Stalin If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim." Lyndon B. Johnson If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. John F. Kennedy If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

Desmond Tutu

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